The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 72 84 69
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 15 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.50% 0.29% 1.80%
As % of the System Software category 11.03% 3.75% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 17
Average salary £29,500 £29,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
136 80 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 13.60% 7.75% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 124 75 111
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
Wales

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region.

vSphere Salary Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in South Wales

vSphere
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +18 8 £32,000 +8.47%
Bridgend +1 2 £26,000 -12.60%
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 -
vSphere
Wales

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (91.43%) Windows
3 29 (82.86%) Microsoft
3 29 (82.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (82.86%) Hyper-V
4 21 (60.00%) Citrix
5 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
6 18 (51.43%) SAN
7 17 (48.57%) Terminal Services
7 17 (48.57%) Symantec
7 17 (48.57%) Remedy
7 17 (48.57%) NetBackup
7 17 (48.57%) Backup Exec
7 17 (48.57%) Norton AntiVirus
7 17 (48.57%) PowerShell
8 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
9 12 (34.29%) HP
9 12 (34.29%) XenDesktop
9 12 (34.29%) DV Cleared
10 11 (31.43%) XenServer
10 11 (31.43%) vCloud
10 11 (31.43%) Oracle
11 10 (28.57%) DHCP
11 10 (28.57%) MetaFrame
11 10 (28.57%) UNIX
11 10 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
12 9 (25.71%) Local Government
12 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) WorkSite
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) SAN
2 10 (28.57%) DHCP
3 9 (25.71%) DNS
4 7 (20.00%) Firewall
4 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.57%) VPN
6 1 (2.86%) Wireless
6 1 (2.86%) IPv6
6 1 (2.86%) VoIP
6 1 (2.86%) WAN
6 1 (2.86%) VLAN
6 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (25.71%) Local Government
2 7 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 9 (25.71%) Technical Support
2 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Wintel Support
3 7 (20.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Support
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Clustering
2 7 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.71%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (91.43%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) UNIX
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.86%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) DV Cleared
3 10 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.71%) MCP
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 29 (82.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 29 (82.86%) Hyper-V
2 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
3 17 (48.57%) Terminal Services
4 12 (34.29%) XenDesktop
5 11 (31.43%) XenServer
5 11 (31.43%) vCloud
6 10 (28.57%) MetaFrame
7 8 (22.86%) XenApp
8 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
9 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 17 (48.57%) NetBackup
1 17 (48.57%) Backup Exec
1 17 (48.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
3 7 (20.00%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
4 1 (2.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (82.86%) Microsoft
3 21 (60.00%) Citrix
4 17 (48.57%) Symantec
4 17 (48.57%) Remedy
5 12 (34.29%) HP
6 11 (31.43%) Oracle
7 7 (20.00%) Sophos
7 7 (20.00%) McAfee
8 3 (8.57%) Cisco
9 2 (5.71%) NetApp
9 2 (5.71%) EMC
10 1 (2.86%) Mitel
10 1 (2.86%) Dell
10 1 (2.86%) Juniper
10 1 (2.86%) Dot Hill
10 1 (2.86%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.86%) Veeam